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ABC of Stroke [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781405167901Series: ABC seriesPublication details: Chicester : Wiley, 2011.ISBN:
  • 9781444397789
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: ABC of StrokeDDC classification:
  • 616.8/1 616.81
LOC classification:
  • RC388.5.A23 2011
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Contents:
ABC of Stroke; Contents; Contributors; Preface; 1 Introduction to Stroke; 2 Primary Prevention of Stroke; 3 Transient Ischaemic Attack; 4 Acute Stroke; 5 Medical Complications of Stroke; 6 Stroke Rehabilitation; 7 Stroke in Younger People; 8 Mobility; 9 Communication and Swallowing; 10 Psychological Problems after Stroke; 11 Secondary Prevention of Stroke; 12 Long-term Support for Stroke Survivors and their Carers; Index
Summary: Stroke is the most common cause of adult disability and is of increasing importance within ageing populations. This brand new title in the ABC series covers the entire patient journey, from prevention through to long-term support. It includes primary prevention and management of risk factors for stroke and secondary prevention including pharmaceutical, lifestyle and surgical intervention. The general principles of stroke rehabilitation are also addressed as well as mobility, communication and psychological problems, as is stroke in younger people. It also covers long-term support for
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ABC of Stroke; Contents; Contributors; Preface; 1 Introduction to Stroke; 2 Primary Prevention of Stroke; 3 Transient Ischaemic Attack; 4 Acute Stroke; 5 Medical Complications of Stroke; 6 Stroke Rehabilitation; 7 Stroke in Younger People; 8 Mobility; 9 Communication and Swallowing; 10 Psychological Problems after Stroke; 11 Secondary Prevention of Stroke; 12 Long-term Support for Stroke Survivors and their Carers; Index

Stroke is the most common cause of adult disability and is of increasing importance within ageing populations. This brand new title in the ABC series covers the entire patient journey, from prevention through to long-term support. It includes primary prevention and management of risk factors for stroke and secondary prevention including pharmaceutical, lifestyle and surgical intervention. The general principles of stroke rehabilitation are also addressed as well as mobility, communication and psychological problems, as is stroke in younger people. It also covers long-term support for